Platinum End has been one of the most awaited anime of 2021. It was created by the same creators of the famous psychological thriller anime Death Note. These creators have given us another anime that deals with supernatural beings like angels, demons, and gods. Although this anime won’t be having a season 2, we will be getting more episodes that will go on till March. The new Platinum End episodes will not only give us more intriguing plots but also will introduce us to new cast members to know more about the new add-ins, read on!
Platinum End is a show that is new to the anime world. Its first episode was released on 8th October 2021 and is currently ongoing. It is a story by Tsugumi Ohba that is illustrated in a manga by Takeshi Obata. These two introduce us to the world of Mirai Kakehashi, who isn’t doing too well in life. Since his parents’ death, he has had to endure the taunts and harm of his caretakers. He finally decides to leave this world by jumping to his death. However, he is saved by his guardian angel, Nasse. The latter offers him “implements” that are like superpowers, and this gives Mirai hope for a better life. He then participates in a game consisting of 12 others. This game is not a common one as these 13 people will compete against each other to decide who will be the next god.
Platinum End Cast
The cast and staff members of Platinum End have done a great job so far. The manga is being animated by Signal.MD Studio. It is also being directed by Hideya Takahashi and Kazuchika Kise with the Music given by Masahiro Tokuda. We’ve had the main protagonist Mirai Takahashi voiced by Miyu Irino. He is famous for voicing the character Haku from “Spirited Away” and Koshi Sugawara in “Haikyu!!”. Along with him, Yui Ogura voices the second protagonist Nasse. She has voiced Katase from “High School DxD” and Priestess from “Goblin Slayer”.
Other characters that are introduced in the anime include Saki Hanakago, Revel, Baret, Nanato Mukaido, Balta, Hajime Sokotani, Kanade Uryu, Meyza, Mimi Yamada, and Mizukiyo Minamikawa. These characters are voiced by Mao Ichimichi aka M.A.O., Natsuki Hanae, Ai Kayano, Toshiyuki Morikawa, Hikaru Midorikawa, Tomoaki Maeno, Kaito Ishikawa, Kikuko Inoue, Kaori Maeda, and Shoya Chiba, respectively.
Platinum End announces new cast members
The anime currently is on episode 14, which is almost the middle of the number of expected episodes. In the latter half, the official website introduced us to 8 new cast members, which eventually means that we will come across eight new characters. Who are these? Let’s find out.
The new casts consist of Megumi Han, who will be voicing Susumu Yuito. She is known for voicing Momiji Soma from “Fruits Basket”. We then have Daiki Yamashita as Shuji Nakaumi. He is best known for voicing Izuku Midoriya from “My Hero Academia”. We then have KENN as Penema, who previously voiced Tamaki Yotsuba from “IDOLiSH7”. Saori Onishi will be voicing Yuri Temari. She has previously been a voice actor for Kaori Shirasaki from “Arifureta”.
Besides them, we also have the characters Gaku Yoneda who will be voiced by Kenjiro Tsuda, who has voiced Kento Nanami from “Jujutsu Kaisen”. Romi Park will voice the character Ogaro. She is best known for voicing Hange Zoe from “Attack on Titan”. The character Yazeli will be voiced by Ryota Takeuchi, who has voiced the character Ushijima Wakatoshi from “Haikyu!!”. Finally, we have Fumi Hirano as Muni, who has recently voiced the lovable art teacher Masako Saeki from “Blue Period”.
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Where to watch Platinum End?
This anime was one of the most anticipated anime. The character design and animation seemed to be very promising. Although we know that the story has a very similar plot to the anime “Mirai Nikki,” the storyline gets interesting. Mirai’s guardian angel Nasse grants him implements or abilities of wings as well as arrows. He uses these two abilities to participate in a killing game where the ultimate winner will become a god. Along the way, he makes many friends and foes. Each episode gives the viewers more and more to look forward to.
You can watch the anime on platforms like Crunchyroll or Funimation every Friday.